Whether you're on your daily commute or decompressing on a sandy shore somewhere, emails need to be sent, work needs to be done. Luckily, it's easier than ever to tote your laptop with you, since manufacturers have put smart, protective laptop sleeves in everything from backpacks and briefcases to messenger bags and airport luggage. Here are the 12 best computer bags, whether you're traveling by car, bike, or plane.
Ernest Alexander Irving Cotton Satchel
This blue-cotton canvas bag takes its design cues from English academic style: It's dressed up for work but big enough for a weekend overnight, too. A pair of leather straps defends your haul, and a hidden big brass clasp secures the front flap. Undo all three to expose six interior pockets. [$295; ernestalexander.com]